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Status Future consideration
Components Q Replication for Z
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 10, 2021

Add an ability to start a q subscription via MODIFY on the Capture started task

Currently Q Capture subscriptions can be interacted with either via MODIFY command invoked on a Q Capture started task, or SQL insert statements executed on table IBMQREP_SIGNAL.

For many customers, executing a MODIFY command to perform an action on a subscription can be more efficient and convenient way of resuming production services as this can typically be done quickly by a z/OS operator or automation.

Q Capture currently accepts MODIFY commands that can stop a queue (stopq), start a queue (startq), stop a subscription (capstop) but for some reason there's no MODIFY parameter to start a subscription.

A new MODIFY command (capstart?) would be quite useful in many scenarios where INSERT on IBMQREP_SIGNAL cannot be executed quickly enough to resume production replication services.

Needed By Quarter